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Embassy of the Republic of Malta

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Kalorama Triangle, District of Columbia.
This building in the historical district of Kalorama houses the Embassy and the Consulate of the Republic of Malta. It was built in 1903 on the plans of the noted American architect Waddy Butler Wood (1869-1944). In 1987 it . . .

(Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

John James Audubon Store Site

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Henderson, Kentucky.
On this corner stood the General Merchandise Store of John James Audubon 1810-1820 Erected by Mann Bros. May 14, 1925

(Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Husband Edward Kimmel

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Henderson, Kentucky.
Born in Henderson, Kentucky on February 26, 1882. Kimmel was one of seven children of Marius Manning and Sibbella Lambert Kimmel. The family home was at 512 North Green Street (a state historical plaque marks the spot). He . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel

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Henderson, Kentucky.
Appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in 1900, Kimmel graduated with honors in 1904. Over his career he served on several battleships, commanded two destroyer divisions, a destroyer squadron, and the . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Commodore Joshua Barney / First Brick House

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
(side 1 – Commodore Joshua Barney) Famous American privateer and naval hero in War of 1812. Barney owned many acres of land in Hardin CO. A friend of George Washington, John Paul Jones and Napoleon Bonaparte. His greatest . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Town of Rodney - Layout

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Rodney, Mississippi.
The earliest references to the Rodney area are from the 1774 New England expedition led by General Phineas Lyman to organize a settlement on Big Black River. Captain Matthew Phelps, a member of this expedition, described the . . .

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

County Named - 1829

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Hawesville, Kentucky.
For John Hancock, 1737-93. Patriot, statesman and soldier. President of Continental Congress, 1775-77, and bold first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Mayor-general of Mass. militia in Revolutionary War, member of . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nancy Morgan Hart

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Henderson, Kentucky.
Placed by the Gen. Sam'l Hopkins Chapter

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lincoln Family Trail

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Cloverport, Kentucky.
Abraham Lincoln, then a lad of 7, with other members of the Thomas Lincoln family crossed the Ohio River on a log raft ferry near here in 1816. The Lincolns were moving to Indiana.

(Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

County Named, 1799

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Hardinsburg, Kentucky.
For John Breckinridge, 1760-1806. Attorney General of Kentucky, 1793-97. Representative in Kentucky Legislature, 1797-1801. Coauthor with Jefferson of 1798 Kentucky Resolutions, opposing U.S. Alien and Sedition Acts. . . .

(Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Milwaukee

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
During the mid 1800s, one of Milwaukee's founding fathers, Byron Kilbourn, lived on the northwest corner of 4th Street and Spring Street (now Wisconsin Avenue). Kilbourn developed the area west of the Milwaukee River, then . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Edward Hunter Homestead

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near Glenmoore, Pennsylvania.
Edward Hunter was the third presiding bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Born 22 June 1793 in Newtown Square, PA he moved to his home in 1830. In an agreement with the community he built on . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Dormitory at the Morris Industrial School for Indians

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Morris, Minnesota.
This building is all that remains of the former Morris Industrial School for Indians. Built in 1899, it along with a classroom building, a superintendent's residence, a laundry, a bath house, and a barn were added to the . . .

(Education • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Union County’s First Courthouse

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Milford Center, Ohio.
Constructed in 1820-21, the County’s original government seat was the first frame building in Milford Center. At the time it stood at the southwest corner of the Village Square (present Mill & State Streets) just to the . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tennessee - Campbell County / Kentucky

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Jellico, Tennessee.
Campbell County Established 1806: reportedly named in honor of Col. Arthur Campbell. Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses; Commanded 70th Regiment Virginia Militia, in the Revolution; Commissioner for negotiation of . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

William Sidney Pittman and Portia Washington Pittman House Site

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Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
The Pittman House was designed and built as a family home by architect William Sidney Pittman in 1907, the year in which he married Portia, daughter of the his former mentor Booker T. Washington. Pittman (1875-1958) attended . . .

(African Americans • Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. James Court

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
This property has been listed by the United States Department of Interior in the National Register of Historic Places This Neo-Classical Beaux Arts-influenced building was designed in 1895 by the prominent Milwaukee . . .

(Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Founding of Tiffin

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Tiffin, Ohio.
In 1822 Josiah Hedges purchased the land that would become Tiffin from the Delaware Land Office. By March, this land, situated across the Sandusky River from old Fort Ball (War of 1812) was surveyed and platted by General . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Calvary Cemetery Civil War Veterans

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Consecrated on 1857 by the Most Rev. John Martin Henni, first archbishop of Milwaukee, Calvary Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 300 Union Civil War veterans including two Medal of Honor recipients: . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

9/11 Memorial

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
In tribute to the men, women and children who lost their lives in the worst terrorist attack on American soil. We honor all the fire, police, search & rescue dogs, rescue personnel, and all others who selflessly gave their . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters • War, Afghanistan) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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